[Reading] ➼ The Divine Boys By Laura Restrepo – E17streets4all.co.uk From acclaimed Colombian author Laura Restrepo comes a prize winning novel inspired by a true crime that shattered a community and exposed the dark recesses of toxic masculinity and privilegeImmune to From acclaimed Colombian author Laura Restrepo comes a prize winning novel inspired by a true crime that shattered a community and exposed the dark recesses of toxic masculinity and privilegeImmune to the consequences of immorality, five privileged young men in Bogot bond over a shared code worship drugs and drink, exploit women, and scorn The Divine MOBI :ò the underclassAs males, they declare the right to freedom of pleasure As friends, only disloyalty to each other is forbidden When a little girl from the slums disappears, the limits of a perverse and sacred bond will be tested in ways none of them could have imaginedHauntingly true, this daringly told work of fiction explores the tragic dynamic between genders, social classes, and victim and victimizer, and between five men whose intolerable transgressions will shake the conscience of a country.
Laura Restrepo is a Colombian writer Her first fiction novel, Isle of Passion, is based on historical facts from Clipperton IslandShe is an award winning author In , she won the Premio Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz prize at the Guadalajara Book Fair for her novel The Angel of Galilea In she The Divine MOBI :ò won the Premio Arzobispo San Clemente Award for her novel Leopard in the Sun In she won the VII Premio Alfaguara de Novella Prize for Delirium She also won the Grinzane Cavour Prize in Italy for best foreign fiction in In it was the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship Her novel Dulce Compa a won the Prix France Culture in France.
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